In Muscatine on Saturday, December 1, 1951, Dale wrote, “Went to store in morning. Watched Navy beat Army 42-7 & Notre Dame beat Southern Cal on TV. Mead called from Des Moines. Went to bed early, family watched Mystery Hour.”
Hello - I am Stanley Gardner, the only grandson of Jettie Short (above, feeding her farm chickens in 1946) and Williams Gardner. They also had six grand-daughters. This blog is a series of date-related excerpts from Dad's diaries, with selected photos or other visual aids.